Interesting Facts About Winston Churchill  

Winston Churchill, a renowned British statesman and politician, is remembered till date for his heroic leadership of UK at the time of World War II. Some interesting facts about this great personality are as follows:

Interesting Facts About Winston Churchill:

  • He served two terms as the prime minister of UK, first 1940-1945 and second 1951-1955.
  • He got married to Ogilvy Spencer on September 12, 1908 and fathered five children.
  • Churchill suffered from a popular speech impediment called stuttering.
  • Although he belonged to the famous Spencer family, he preferred to use Churchill as the last name.
  • By the time he turned 26, he had already published three popular books, witnessed four wars on four different continents, and got selected as a member of House of the Commons.
  • He was captured during the 2nd Boer War, which lasted from 1899 to 1902, but managed to escape successfully. Interestingly, a bounty of merely 25 pounds was declared on him.
  • For his popular books, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in year 1953.
  • Apart from writing and his professional career, Churchill was very fond of collecting toy soldiers of all kinds from different parts of the world.
  • Another thing he was interested in was painting. In his lifetime, he painted over 570 paintings. However, he organized a very few exhibitions to display his beautiful paintings.
  • He was proclaimed as ‘Man of Year’ by the Time Magazine twice, first time in the year 1940 and then again in 1946.
  • Winston Churchill, after a successful political career, expired on January 24, 1965 at a very old age of 91 years.

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Where-Was-Winston-Churchill-Born      Winston Churchill belonged to UK’s noble Spencer Family. He was the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome. While his father was the 3rd son of John-Spencer Churchill, his mother was the daughter of Leonard Jerome, an American millionaire. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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